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Demographics Analysis

The people of Oblong Township, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 66

5 to 9 years : 148

10 to 14 years : 89

15 to 17 years : 115

18 and 19 years : 15

20 years : 24

21 years : 23

22 to 24 years : 15

25 to 29 years : 31

30 to 34 years : 70

35 to 39 years : 53

40 to 44 years : 214

45 to 49 years : 109

50 to 54 years : 67

55 to 59 years : 61

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 60

65 and 66 years : 17

67 to 69 years : 59

70 to 74 years : 38

75 to 79 years : 50

80 to 84 years : 44

85 years and over : 14

Female:

Under 5 years : 52

5 to 9 years : 44

10 to 14 years : 124

15 to 17 years : 82

18 and 19 years : 11

20 years : 34

21 years : 12

22 to 24 years : 26

25 to 29 years : 47

30 to 34 years : 87

35 to 39 years : 108

40 to 44 years : 136

45 to 49 years : 76

50 to 54 years : 98

55 to 59 years : 52

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 52

65 and 66 years : 36

67 to 69 years : 43

70 to 74 years : 63

75 to 79 years : 62

80 to 84 years : 37

85 years and over : 102


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,292

Multiple ancestry : 673

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 12

Ancestry not reported : 844


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,797

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 24

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 118

5 to 17 years : 602

18 to 24 years : 160

25 to 34 years : 235

35 to 44 years : 511

45 to 54 years : 350

55 to 59 years : 113

60 and 61 years : 55

62 to 64 years : 112

65 to 74 years : 256

75 years and over : 309

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 66

5 to 17 years : 406

18 to 24 years : 144

25 to 34 years : 166

35 to 44 years : 354

45 to 54 years : 299

55 to 59 years : 70

60 and 61 years : 33

62 to 64 years : 67

65 to 74 years : 216

75 years and over : 270

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 52

5 to 17 years : 179

18 to 24 years : 16

25 to 34 years : 67

35 to 44 years : 152

45 to 54 years : 51

55 to 59 years : 43

60 and 61 years : 22

62 to 64 years : 45

65 to 74 years : 40

75 years and over : 39

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 17

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 2

35 to 44 years : 5

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,043

Female : 1,048

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 346

Female : 360

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 16

Female : 8

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 2,083

Born in other state in the United States : 570

Native: born outside the United States : 24

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 415

Now married, except separated : 926

Divorced : 254

Separated : 32

Widowed : 165

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 134

Now married, except separated : 244

Divorced : 75

Separated : 0

Widowed : 46

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 7

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 2,691

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

German:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Oblong Township, Illinois

  • United States Or American: 632   (27.9%)
  • German: 519   (22.9%)
  • English: 268   (11.8%)
  • Irish: 209   (9.2%)
  • Other Groups: 178   (7.9%)
  • Dutch: 83   (3.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 81   (3.6%)
  • Scottish: 68   (3.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 46   (2.0%)
  • Italian: 38   (1.7%)
  • Swiss: 33   (1.5%)
  • European: 27   (1.2%)
  • Welsh: 23   (1.0%)
  • Danish: 14   (0.6%)
  • Swedish: 10   (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 9   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 6   (0.3%)
  • Russian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 3   (0.1%)
  • British: 3   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 3   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Polish: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Oblong Township, Illinois is 2,821



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Oblong Township, Illinois: 1,405
Female Population in Oblong Township, Illinois: 1,416


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Oblong Township, Illinois: 41.4
Median Female Resident Age in Oblong Township, Illinois: 43.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Oblong Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

44.5

Male

43.7

Female

45.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

29.0

Male

28.5

Female

40.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

65.0

Male

75.5

Female

62.5

Asian


Both sexes

20.5

Male

30.5

Female

11.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

17.5

Male

18.5

Female

17.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.0

Male

13.5

Female

19.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.5

Male

14.0

Female

35.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.5

Male

43.9

Female

45.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Oblong Township, Illinois


  • White: 2,677
  • African American: 133
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 11



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Oblong Township, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Oblong Township, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 11   (1.12%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.2%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 76   (7.76%)
  • 9th Grade: 18   (1.84%)
  • 10th Grade: 22   (2.25%)
  • 11th Grade: 28   (2.86%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 25   (2.55%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 413   (42.19%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 83   (8.48%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 81   (8.27%)
  • Associate Degree: 126   (12.87%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 55   (5.62%)
  • Master's Degree: 33   (3.37%)
  • Professional School Degree: 6   (0.61%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (0.71%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 106   (9.35%)
  • 9th Grade: 28   (2.47%)
  • 10th Grade: 48   (4.23%)
  • 11th Grade: 44   (3.88%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 19   (1.68%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 403   (35.54%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 108   (9.52%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 107   (9.44%)
  • Associate Degree: 157   (13.84%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 57   (5.03%)
  • Master's Degree: 45   (3.97%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.18%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.18%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Oblong Township, Illinois

  • Oblong Cusd 4


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 40, Oblong, IL 62449, Phone: (618) 592-3933, Students: 749 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Oblong Township, Illinois

  • Oblong Elem School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 600 W Main St, Oblong, IL 62449, Phone: (618) 592-4225, Students: 486 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Oblong Township, Illinois

  • Oblong High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 700 S Range St, Oblong, IL 62449, Phone: (618) 592-4235, Students: 263 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Oblong Township, Illinois

  • Oblong Public Branch Library


    110 East Main Street, Oblong, IL 62449

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Oblong Township, Illinois


  • Illinois Oil Field Museum At Oblong


    10570 N 150th St, Oblong, IL 62449

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Oblong Township, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Oblong Township, Illinois.

Area Features of Oblong Township, Illinois


Bridge


(1) Spencer Bridge Historical  

Building


(1) Oblong Township Fire Protection District  

Cemetery


(1) Hardinville Cemetery   (2) Oblong Cemetery   (3) Prier Cemetery   (4) Prior Grove Cemetery   (5) White Oak Cemetery  

Church


(1) Central United Methodist Church   (2) Eureka Church   (3) Evangelical United Methodist Church   (4) First Baptist Church Of Oblong   (5) First Christian Church   (6) Leeper Church   (7) Our Lady Of Lourdes Church   (8) Prairie Church   (9) Prior Grove Baptist Church   (10) Seed Chapel  

Civil


(1) Township Of Martin   (2) Township Of Oblong   (3) Village Of Oblong   (4) Village Of Stoy  

Lake


(1) Oblong Lake  

Locale


(1) Dart Farm   (2) Dogwood Creek Farm   (3) Goodwin Farms   (4) Harris Farms   (5) Inboden Farms   (6) Lewis Farms   (7) Lucky Ford Ferry Historical   (8) Meese Farms   (9) Musgrave Farms   (10) Newbold Farms   (11) Sackrider Farms   (12) Sholders Farms   (13) Wardtbaugh Farms  

Oilfield


(1) Robinson Oil Field  

Populated Place


(1) Dogwood   (2) Hardinville   (3) Kibbie   (4) Oblong   (5) Oil Center   (6) Pierceburg   (7) Stoy  

Post Office


(1) Grand Glade Post Office Historical   (2) Oblong Post Office  

School


(1) Altman School Historical   (2) Bottoms School Historical   (3) Center School Historical   (4) Eureka School Historical   (5) Lively School Historical   (6) Moyer School Historical   (7) Oblong Elementary School   (8) Oblong High School   (9) Prairie School Historical   (10) Star School Historical   (11) Victor School Historical  

Stream


(1) Bennett Creek   (2) Big Creek   (3) Brush Creek   (4) Dogwood Creek   (5) Freeport Creek   (6) Grassy Creek   (7) Little Creek   (8) Muddy Creek   (9) No Business Creek   (10) Onion Creek   (11) Sam Branch   (12) Willow Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Oblong Township, Illinois

62449 (pop. 3,212)


Cities Nearby Oblong Township, Illinois

Oblong Village, IL  (pop. 1,398) 1.5 Miles
Stoy Village, IL  (pop. 54) 2.7 Miles
Martin Township, IL  (pop. 588) 5.9 Miles
Robinson Township, IL  (pop. 9,595) 7.5 Miles
Willow Hill Village, IL  (pop. 275) 7.6 Miles
Willow Hill Township, IL  (pop. 701) 7.6 Miles
Robinson City, IL  (pop. 6,352) 7.6 Miles
Hunt City Township, IL  (pop. 378) 7.9 Miles
Licking Township, IL  (pop. 293) 8.1 Miles
Prairie Township, IL  (pop. 507) 8.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Oblong Township, Illinois

618



Elevation in Oblong Township, Illinois is 512.0 ft. (156.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Oblong Township, Illinois

Lat: 39.007904 N        Long: -87.881013 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Oblong Township, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Oblong Township, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 74   (5.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 73   (5.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 68   (5.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 187   (14.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 143   (10.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 134   (10.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 229   (17.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 86   (6.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 33   (2.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 18   (1.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 12   (0.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 21   (1.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 130   (9.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 104   (7.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 966

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 147

In 3-person carpool : 10

In 4-person carpool : 2

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 8

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 3

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 11

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 9

Other means : 2

Worked at home : 29


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 57

5 to 9 minutes : 141

10 to 14 minutes : 150

15 to 19 minutes : 263

20 to 24 minutes : 145

25 to 29 minutes : 45

30 to 34 minutes : 106

35 to 39 minutes : 24

40 to 44 minutes : 29

45 to 59 minutes : 129

60 to 89 minutes : 35

90 or more minutes : 34


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 354

No Social Security income : 715


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

With retirement income : 210

No retirement income : 859


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 5

$10,000 to $14,999 : 21

$15,000 to $19,999 : 74

$20,000 to $24,999 : 41

$25,000 to $29,999 : 47

$30,000 to $34,999 : 22

$35,000 to $39,999 : 98

$40,000 to $44,999 : 64

$45,000 to $49,999 : 72

$50,000 to $59,999 : 71

$60,000 to $74,999 : 104

$75,000 to $99,999 : 91

$100,000 to $124,999 : 47

$125,000 to $149,999 : 8

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $46,066


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Oblong Township, Illinois

  • NEW (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Shelburn, IN; Owner: Km Communications, Inc.)
  • WNDI (1550 AM; 0.25 kW; Sullivan, IN; Owner: J T M Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WTAY (1570 AM; 0.25 kW; Robinson, IL; Owner: Ann Broadcasting Corp.)
  • NEW (640 AM; 0.25 kW; Shelburn, IN; Owner: Km Communications, Inc.)
  • WVLN (740 AM; 0.25 kW; Olney, IL; Owner: V.l.n. Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WKZI (800 AM; 0.25 kW; Casey, IL; Owner: Word Power, Inc.)
  • WAKO (910 AM; 0.5 kW; Lawrenceville, IL; Owner: Lawrenceville Broadcasting Co., Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Oblong Township, Illinois

  • WTYE (101.7 FM; Robinson, IL; Owner: Ann Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WAKO-FM (103.1 FM; Lawrenceville, IL; Owner: Lawrenceville Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WIKK (103.5 FM; Hidalgo, IL; Owner: V.l.n. Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WCBH (104.3 FM; Martinsville, IL; Owner: Two Petaz, Inc.)
  • WMMC (105.9 FM; Martinsville, IL; Owner: Jdl Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WPTH (88.1 FM; Olney, IL; Owner: Olney Voice Of Christian Faith, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Oblong, IL; Owner: Harvest Christian Fellowship, Inc.)
  • 970606MA (89.3 FM; Jewett, IL; Owner: Word Power, Inc.)
  • WUSI (90.3 FM; Dundas, IL; Owner: Board Of Trustees Of Southern Illinois University)
  • WLHW (91.5 FM; Casey, IL; Owner: Word Power, Inc.)
  • WSEI (92.9 FM; Olney, IL; Owner: V.l.n. Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WNDI-FM (95.3 FM; Graysville, IN; Owner: J T M Broadcasting Corporation)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Oblong Township, Illinois

  • WUSI-TV (Channel 16; Dundas, IL; Owner: Board Of Trustees Southern Illinois University)
  • WFXW (Channel 38; Shelburn, IN; Owner: Mission Broadcasting, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Oblong Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 150  (21.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 65  (9.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 62  (8.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 10  (1.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 145  (20.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 144  (21.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 152  (22.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 213  (31.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (0.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (0.3%)


(updated 2010)





There are 139 Farms In Oblong Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Oblong Township, Illinois

First Robinson Savings Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $539.2k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5

First National Bank In Olney - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $308.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 7

First Financial Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 241

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Oblong Township, Illinois

  • Lawrenceville-Vincennes International


    (about 22.6 miles in Lawrenceville, Illinois; Airport Code: LWV)

  • Flora Municipal


    (about 38.8 miles in Flora, Illinois; Airport Code: FQL)

  • Coles County Memorial


    (about 38.9 miles in Mattoon, Illinois; Airport Code: MTO)

  • Terre Haute International-Hulman Field


    (about 43.4 miles in Terre Haute, Indiana; Airport Code: HUF)

  • Hulman Field


    (about 43.5 miles in Terre Haute, Indiana; Airport Code: HUF)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Oblong Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.48%

Carpooled

12.15%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.07%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.98%

Other Means

0.37%

Worked At Home

3.95%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Oblong Township, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 578

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 23

Female householder, no husband present : 172

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 243

Householder not living alone : 53


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 39

Female householder and female partner : 3

Female householder and male partner : 46

All other households : 981


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 507

Renter-occupied housing units : 71

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 20

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 99

Renter-occupied housing units : 73

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 201

Renter-occupied housing units : 95


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 36

$10,000 to $14,999 : 70

$15,000 to $19,999 : 62

$20,000 to $24,999 : 73

$25,000 to $29,999 : 70

$30,000 to $34,999 : 37

$35,000 to $39,999 : 144

$40,000 to $44,999 : 76

$45,000 to $49,999 : 83

$50,000 to $59,999 : 120

$60,000 to $74,999 : 116

$75,000 to $99,999 : 119

$100,000 to $124,999 : 47

$125,000 to $149,999 : 8

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Total : 1,244


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 1,069

Vacant : 175


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 34

Built 2000 to 2004 : 42

Built 1990 to 1999 : 117

Built 1980 to 1989 : 122

Built 1970 to 1979 : 99

Built 1960 to 1969 : 133

Built 1950 to 1959 : 213

Built 1940 to 1949 : 128

Built 1939 or earlier : 356


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 687

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 257

Electricity : 104

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 21

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 2

$10,000 to $14,999 : 31

$15,000 to $19,999 : 26

$20,000 to $24,999 : 45

$25,000 to $29,999 : 27

$30,000 to $34,999 : 52

$35,000 to $39,999 : 38

$40,000 to $49,999 : 90

$50,000 to $59,999 : 78

$60,000 to $69,999 : 77

$70,000 to $79,999 : 91

$80,000 to $89,999 : 28

$90,000 to $99,999 : 64

$100,000 to $124,999 : 69

$125,000 to $149,999 : 12

$150,000 to $174,999 : 22

$175,000 to $199,999 : 33

$200,000 to $249,999 : 19

$250,000 to $299,999 : 19

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 4

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 22

Home equity loan only : 43

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 355

Housing units without a mortgage : 407


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Oblong Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $141,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $106,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $102,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $45,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $72,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $63,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $35,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $54,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Oblong Township, Illinois: 67.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Oblong Township, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Juvenile facilities : 25.51%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 50%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 24.49%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Oblong Township, IL): $31,000
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Oblong Township): $51,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Oblong Township): $375
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Oblong Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 63.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 24.5%
Electricity: 9.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Oblong Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Oblong Township, Illinois

Crawford Memorial Home Health


     Address: 1108 N. Allen Street, Ste A, Robinson, Illinois 62454
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 8/1/1979

Lawrence County Health Dept


     Address: R. R. 3 Box 414, Lawrenceville, Illinois 62439
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Advantage Home Health, Inc.


     Address: 801 South West Street, Olney, Illinois 62450
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/9/1994

Richland Mem. Hosp. Hm. Hlth.


     Address: 218 E Main St, Olney, Illinois 62450
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 5/1/1980

Sullivan County Community Hospital Home Health


     Address: 2200 North Section Street, Po Box 10, Sullivan, Indiana 47882
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/23/2002

Hospitals Close To Oblong Township, Illinois

Crawford Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1000 North Allen Street, Robinson, Illinois 62454
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Lawrence County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 2200 W State St, Lawrenceville, Illinois 62439
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Richland Memorial Hospital


     Address: 800 East Locust, Olney, Illinois 62450
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Sullivan County Community Hospital


     Address: 2200 N Section St, Sullivan, Indiana 47882
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Good Samaritan Hospital


     Address: 520 South 7th Street, Vincennes, Indiana 47591
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Oblong Township, Illinois

Ridgeview Care Center


     Address: 413 Ridge Lane, Oblong, Illinois 62449
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 38
     Percent Occupied: 76%

Cotillion Ridge Nursing Center


     Address: 600 East Robinwood Drive, Robinson, Illinois 62454
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Newton Rest Haven


     Address: 300 S Scott Street Po Box 360, Newton, Illinois 62448
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 48
     Percent Occupied: 52%

United Methodist Village, The


     Address: 1616 Cedar, Lawrenceville, Illinois 62439
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 108
     Percent Occupied: 65%

United Methodist Village, North Campus


     Address: 2101 James Street, Lawrenceville, Illinois 62439
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 68
     Percent Occupied: 57%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Oblong Township, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 97 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Oblong Township, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 475
    Disabled Workers: 85
    Widowers Workers: 100
    Spouses Workers: 60
    Children Workers: 50


(updated 2007)



Crawford County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 34.23%
  • Bush & Cheney 65.18%
  • Other 0.59%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Oblong Township, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Crawford County, IL

3.65 % of Crawford County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $44,139

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Crawford County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Lawrence County , IL 0.41 % ($28,258 AGI )
  • Clark County , IL 0.32 % ($30,458 AGI )
  • Jasper County , IL 0.27 % ($206,950 AGI )

Relocation away from Crawford County, IL

4.16 % of Crawford County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $32,968

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Crawford County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Lawrence County , IL 0.39 % ($37,310 AGI )
  • Clark County , IL 0.28 % ($32,238 AGI )
  • Knox County , IN 0.20 % ($16,933 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Oblong Township, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Oblong Township, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Oblong Township, Illinois

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 14 6 11 18
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 939 408 748 1,254
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 12 9 12 10
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 805 612 816 697
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 8 13 8 13
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 537 884 544 906
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 68 0 0
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 67 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4 2 3 5
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 5 6 5 6
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4 4 4 5


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



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